IE 7 To Address Security Issues

    February 16, 2005

Yesterday, Microsoft announced the upcoming update of their web browser, Internet Explorer, which will be updated to 7.

Promising better security, IE 7 looks to address the number of vulnerabilities contained by older versions of the browser. The new version is expected to more effectively combat spyware, malware, and phishing attacks.

According to Microsoft, “[Bill] Gates announced Internet Explorer 7.0, designed to add new levels of security to Windows XP SP2 while maintaining the level of extensibility and compatibility that customers have come to expect. Internet Explorer 7.0 will also provide even stronger defenses against phishing, malicious software and spyware.”

Expect IE 7 to arrive in beta testing format this summer.

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